You may get a rugged watch or a smartwatch, however it’s not typically you will get each. Casio’s newest $700 G-Shock smartwatch embraces each by packing Put on OS right into a rugged design. It has an array of good sensors and may survive in water as much as 200 meters down. It can arrive in mid-Might.
Whereas Casio makes other Wear OS watches, that is the primary time its rugged G-Shock line will get the Put on OS therapy. You’ll get most the standard sensors present in fashionable Put on OS watches—coronary heart charge, compass, altitude and air stress, accelerometer, gyrometer, GPS, and extra. One of many notable omissions seems to be NFC, so no funds with this watch. However regardless of its good capabilities, it could actually nonetheless take a beating.
That’s because of Casio’s G-Shock design, which focuses on titanium to withstand corrosion, and a sturdy case made to face up to shock and water. You may dive all the way down to 200 Meters, however Casio guarantees a easy and reactive touchscreen regardless of the thick glass to make that occur. The watch connects over Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.
You’ll get the advantages of Put on OS, after all, together with voice controls because of a microphone, notifications, maps, sensor knowledge, and apps. However you’ll additionally get entry to Casio’s exercise extras, together with 24 indoor exercise choices and 15 actions. That covers every part from working to highway biking to indoor exercises and extra. The principle draw back is the day and a half battery life.
The G-SQUAD PRO GSW-H1000 smartwatch (what a reputation) will go on sale at Casio’s web site someday in mid-Might for $700. You may get it in purple, black and blue colours.